Dec 27, 2012 11:00am PST
think it will be most of the day. they aren't telling us much because they say they don't want to compromise their investigation. walnut creek police hurried to this complex 3:15 this morning when they heard a woman screaming in the background of a 911 call. >> they confronted one armed subject in an apartment at the complex at 1450 creek side drive. unfortunately, they were forced to shoot that individual. and that individual was pronounced deceased at 9 scene. >> reporter: police won't say what the -- the man was armed with. what he did to cause the officers to shoot or what the 911 call was about they only had this to say when asked why? >> i think it is fair to say they were concerned for their well-being. >> reporter: most people didn't hear it. one man did but said it didn't sound like gunfire. >> i was sleep i was just woken up by the sound of what sounded like banging. >> reporter: everyone else we spoke with as they headed off to work said they didn't hear a thing. >> what? it is so quiet, oh my gosh, scary. >> my wife commented earlier that she doesn't feel safe here.
Dec 28, 2012 11:00am PST
took off and caused a fatal car accident. they don't know why. >> does not appear to be that the bmw was stolen. we are still trying to determine the driver of the bmw fled the scene. >> reporter: he crashed into a lincoln carrying five people. a woman in her 20s was killed. two others were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. >> they were minding their own business and unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time, as bet we can tell there was no criminal activity involve -- as best we can tell there was no criminal activity involved in their behave. >> reporter: as they tried to turn left on to 580 the bmw was driving north and hit the lincoln. this wasn't a high speed chase it didn't last long enough. >> it took place in a minute's time span officers first contact 11:20 they came over the crest of the hill and saw the collision at 11:21. this drier got out of sight of the officers as -- this driver got out of sight of the officers as they were traveling up the hill they saw the results of the collision. >> reporter: they will be doing toxicology tests to see9ç if the
Dec 24, 2012 11:00am PST
and extended hours in the final hours before christmas. if you're planning to do last minute shopping, don't forget the wrapping paper. live in san jose, david louie, abc7 news. >> great tip, thank you. happens all the time. >>> upside of waiting until the laugh minute, the deep discounts. -- the last minute, the deep discounts. kira klapper joins us with the deals. >> reporter: last minute shoppers might not find a parking spot today but they will find steals, prices slashed on clothes, toys, even appliance. with hours until christmas, the madness at the mall is in full swing. 10% of americans have waited until today to buy their final gifts. if you are one of those hunting for that perfect present, no doubt, you will find a great deal. >> a lot of the stores now the same markdowns as they did black friday weekend, great time to come out. >> reporter: 40% off american at eastern eagle and banana republic, k mart offering 50% off pajamas and robes, sears between $90 off tool sets. lowe's 20% off vacuums. toys "r" us buy one get one 30% off for video games, target a nook simple touch for $1
Dec 31, 2012 11:00am PST
street. >> reporter: here's something you don't see everyday. police officers are here having to direct traffic at the goodwill, because there are so many people here who just want to give. has become as much of a tradition as a champagne toast. people showing up on new year's eve to give to the goodwill. >> it is off the charts. we have hundreds and hundreds of people today, usually long lines down the seat, down mission street. -- down the street, down mission street. >> reporter: for the first time goodwill decided to turn the day into a celebration, giving away snacks, movie tickets, tickets to the zoo. >> i heard the advertisement and thought it would be good to support goodwill. i shop at goodwill often. it is a good time to start year fresh. >> reporter: the give$dx aways are a good incentive, a lot are here to make the tax deadline. >> this is the last day for tax write-off. it is not the only reason why i donate, but why not? >> reporter: the goodwill says tax write-off is more than incentive in some areas of the bay area than others. >> our research shows it is more important